Words of Comfort: A Powerful Insight Into The Written Word

According to the ‘Letters of Note’ website (www.lettersofnote.com), on this day in 1883 the novelist Henry James wrote a wonderfully sensitive, compassionate letter of advice to a depressed friend. The sentiments contained therein are as pertinent today as they were when first penned………. 131 Mount Vernon St., Boston July 28th My dear Grace, Before the … More Words of Comfort: A Powerful Insight Into The Written Word

Looking Back In Time: An Institutional Insight Into Mental Health

Well, I finally managed to find the time to watch a documentary film I’ve been meaning to watch for some time.  The oddly titled ‘Titicut Follies’ is a 1967 American documentary film directed by Frederick Wiseman.  Centred on the patient-inmates of Bridgewater State Hospital for the criminally insane, a Massachusetts Correctional Institution in Bridgewater, Massachusetts, Titicut Follies is … More Looking Back In Time: An Institutional Insight Into Mental Health